Evelyn Andrade

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Incredible Technology: NASA's Wild Airship Idea for Cloud Cities on Venus

Astronauts could start exploring Venus in the not-too-distant future — as long as they stay high up in the planet's acid-laced skies.<p>NASA researchers …

SpaceX has discovered what caused its Falcon 9 rocket to crash land and explode

The company's second attempt in history to land a rocket on a floating platform in the ocean on April 14 didn't go exactly according to plan.<p>The good news is that this second landing attempt missed the mark for a different reason than the first attempt: Unlike the first try last January, where the …

Tesla will reveal a battery for your home at its April event

You don't have to wonder any longer as to what Tesla will unveil at its April 30th event -- the company just spoiled things in advance. In an email to investors, the company states that its shindig will reveal both a previously-teased battery for your home and a "very large," utility-oriented …

Tesla

Mars has liquid water just below surface - CNN Video

NASA's Curiosity rover has found liquid water just below the surface of Mars. Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri explains.

A Map Of Lightning Strikes Around the World

Lightning does strike the same place twice (and sometimes a lot more)<p>Lightning strikes are one of those dangerous natural occurrences that happen all over the world, spawning myths and adding a bit of atmospheric flair to movies and ghost stories.<p>But there are definitely some places where lightning …

This Solar-Powered Engine Can Be Made With A 3D Printer

Sunny with a chance of renewable energy<p>You can 3D print plenty of things these days, from candy to a model of an asteroid. And now, with the help of a 3D printer, you can produce most of the parts for a pretty simple engine. Recently, German engineer Andreas Haeuser built a solar-powered Stirling …

Night owls more likely to develop diabetes

Staying awake later at night is likely to cause sleep loss, poor sleep quality, and eating at inappropriate times<p>Night owls are more likely to develop diabetes than early risers, even when they get the same amount of sleep, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers examined the difference between night and …

U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. senators has called on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to move soccer's 2018 World Cup out of Russia.<p>In a letter sent Tuesday and released publicly Wednesday, the lawmakers told Blatter that allowing Russia to play host to the event "inappropriately bolsters the prestige" …

Russia

Perry scores on amazing individual effort

Anaheim Ducks clinch third consecutive Pacific Division crown

The Anaheim Ducks are Pacific Division champs for the third straight year.<p>The Anaheim Ducks have been leading the Pacific Division for months now, …

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Paranormal

Leg Exoskelton Makes Walking 7 Percent More Efficient

The frame and spring act like an auxiliary calf muscle<p>A new leg exoskeleton can improve the efficiency of walking by 7 percent – and do it with no power source—according to scientists at North Carolina State University who published their research today in <i>Nature</i>. Their creation could be a big boon …

North Carolina

EE's Power Bar Scheme Gives You a New Portable Charger Whenever You Need

<i>Update: April 16 – The scheme is now live. Eligible EE customers can text ‘POWER’ to 365 (at a cost of 35p) to receive a promotional code, which can then be redeemed against a Power Bar in store.</i><p>With smartphone battery life a long lamented pain point of pretty much any smartphone from the last few …

Pew: 7 percent of Americans only use their phone for internet access

You probably lean heavily on your smartphone for internet access these days, but for some Americans it's not a nice-to-have convenience... it's their <i>only</i> way of getting online. Pew Research Center's latest survey estimates that 7 percent of Americans depend solely on their phone for internet …

Net Neutrality

Monster Sunspot Threatens Earth With Solar Storms

Changing Planet<p><b>The solar eclipse may steal the week’s heavenly headlines, but a monster sunspot—the likes of which hasn’t been seen for years—has turned toward Earth and may spew some serious solar storms.</b><p>From the moment the gigantic sunspot cluster known as AR 2192 appeared on the eastern side of …

Total lunar eclipse Saturday morning: What makes this one special

There's a total lunar eclipse coming up early Saturday morning and you don't want to miss it.<p>In order to see this one you are going to have to keep your eyes on the clock. The moment of totality, when the entire moon is bathed in the Earth's copper-colored shadow, will begin at 4:58 a.m. Pacific …

Physicists Figure Out Why Honey Falls In Twists

A delicious physics problem<p>A stream of honey falls onto a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit. Before you devour this breakfast treat, you might notice that the honey you poured formed a wavy pattern on the biscuit's surface, an unintentional decoration for your morning snack.<p>Most people might think …

NASA Takes Its Flying Saucer for a Pre-Flight Spin

NASA put a new technology for landing on Mars through its paces Tuesday to help prep for a flight test from Hawaii this June.<p>Engineers subjected the saucer-shaped Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator test vehicle, which is part of a project designed to help get heavy payloads down safely on Mars, to …

Jet Propulsion